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ceremonial elegance and splendor


(archaic) a pretentious or vain display
  • Though Balashev was used to imperial pomp, he was amazed at the luxury and magnificence of Napoleon's court.
    Book Nine — 1812 (19% in)
  • It is only because military men are invested with pomp and power and crowds of sychophants flatter power, attributing to it qualities of genius it does not possess.
    Book Nine — 1812 (51% in)

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